The Drought Is Drying Up All Our Ethanol


After getting slammed last summer, ethanol producers are hoping to catch a break—but their fate is far from settled.

Keystone XL: The Science, Stakes, and Strategy Behind the Fight Over the Tar Sands Pipeline


Join us for a Climate Desk Live event focused on Keystone XL.

VIDEO: How Much Is a Beachfront Home in the Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways?

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Homes ripped apart by Sandy are proving to be magnets for bargain hunters—but not everyone is getting a good deal.

VIDEO: Can We 3D Print Our Way Out of Climate Change?

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3D printing could slash the carbon footprint of manufacturing and provide nifty solutions for a disaster-prone world.

EXCLUSIVE: State Dept. Hid Contractor’s Ties to Keystone XL Pipeline Company

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A top expert who helped write the government’s latest Keystone report previously consulted on three different TransCanada projects—a fact the State Department tried to hide.


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